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Public Radio Profile of DV Prosecutions at Pascua Yaqui


An excerpt:

FRED URBINA: In 19 of our cases, we had 18 children involved; the average age being around 4 years old. Some of them were assaulted.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Tribal Governments Able to Take Criminal Action on Non-Indians

D.C. – Tribal governments may elect to begin exercising jurisdiction over non-Indians who commit crimes of domestic violence, dating violence, or violate a protection order against a Native victim on tribal lands. 186 more words


Saving the Sacred Santa Ritas & reduce pollution at the Grand Canyon.

The Rosemont Mine project would trash the waters of one of the world’s most diverse regions

South of Tucson and north of the Mexican border, in one of Arizona’s most biodiverse regions, is the Nogales district of the breathtaking… 920 more words

Don Lichterman

Pascua Yaqui Tribe set to prosecute first non-Indian under VAWA

News coverage includes an overview of the challenges Tribes have faced when non-Indian men batter Indian women on the reservation, a little about the battle to get the VAWA provisions passed, and information about the prosecutor, judge, and public defender who will be involved with this first case. 466 more words